Some 2520.274 sq m territory of Azerbaijan cleared of mines and unexploded ammunition in June

Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict Materials 6 July 2009 12:19 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, July 6 / Trend , K.Zarbaliyeva/

In June 2009, 2520.274 square metre territories of Azerbaijan were cleared from mines and unexploded ammunition (PHS), the Azerbaijani National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) press service said.

A total of 11,077 PHS and mines were found and neutralized.

Some 425 specialists, 115 support staff, 5 mechanical mine clearing equipments and 30 dog-detectors attended the operations.

So far, ANAMA has cleared 105,400,337 square metre of territory and neutralized 457,610 unexploded ammunition and mines.

The monitoring covers Tartar, Agdam, Fuzuli, Tovuz, Agstafa and Samukh regions.

Four PHS or mine explosion has been registered in this period.

Three people received different injuries as a result of blasts.